The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 76 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.38% 1.52% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.28% 7.51% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £125 £110 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £108 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £138 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £214 £200
% change year-on-year -18.12% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.88 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.11% +32.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 223 293 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 21.99% 20.29% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 186 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £181 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Median hourly rate £15.03 £12.10 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -1.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £10.20 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Leeds

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Leeds

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Leeds

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Leeds

Windows 7
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) MS Office
5 13 (29.55%) ITIL
6 12 (27.27%) Legal
7 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 8 (18.18%) SCCM
8 7 (15.91%) iPhone
8 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
8 7 (15.91%) iPad
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (15.91%) ITSM
8 7 (15.91%) Finance
8 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
8 7 (15.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (13.64%) Migration
10 5 (11.36%) Time Management
11 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
11 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (9.09%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
11 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
12 3 (6.82%) SQL
12 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (6.82%) MOS
12 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Moodle
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (27.27%) Legal
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Service Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (18.18%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (9.09%) Legal Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
1 7 (15.91%) iPad
1 7 (15.91%) iPhone
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) ITSM
2 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Time Management
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (2.27%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (2.27%) Disk Encryption
8 1 (2.27%) Email Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
2 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) MOS
3 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) OCP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Veeam
4 1 (2.27%) VMware